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Stone Cali-Belgique - Stone Brewing Co.

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89
very good

2,409 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,409
Reviews: 954
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 11.78%
Wants: 72
Gots: 130 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Stone Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  6.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: gpogo on 07-23-2008)
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Reviews by chickenflea:
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chickenflea

Florida

4.63/5  rDev +16%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer was amazing and unexpected. I am used to being shocked by Stone, but this beer was a very pleasant surprise. A traditional looking IPA except that it is a little light in color. Clear. Tall rocky head that left sculpted concentric rings. Amazingly the yeast aroma really battle with the hops in the nose. On first sniff I was confused. My curiosity aroused. Very spicy as well dominated by cloves. I have never had a beer with such overt clove aroma. Is it the Belgian yeast that does this? The taste was all Stone IPA but more. The brew tasted like a blend of caramel malts, citrusy hops and a fruity taste. The fruit was pineapple-mango-peach-tangerine. Very intriguing. Then the hops wrestled the aftertaste away again. A fresh grassy sort of hops. Very fresh like a wet-hopped beer. The body was medium light with average carbonation. Call the texture soft to oily. Overall a great and refreshingly different beer. It's not your traditional IPA. I give Stone top marks for attempting this unique hybrid and pulling it off.

Serving type: bottle

06-19-2010 22:06:07 | More by chickenflea
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Stone Cali-Belgique from Stone Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 2,409 ratings.